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Mar 5, 2011 9:00am EST
, it actually helps to make us safer. >>> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that run towards the noise, not away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> reporter: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11, the planes that crashed in washington, dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. >> and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center and make a large north american bald eagle out of it on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. >> reporter: scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> if we were going to use steel and aluminum in an eagle. we could use the steel in a ship. >> reporter: scott was familiar with navy ships. for
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Mar 3, 2011 7:00am EST
3rd, 2011. good morning, thanks for being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. march 3rd, is that what you said? it's unbelievable. >> it feels like february. >> it sure is. tony is joining us with why it's so darn cool. >> it felt like april yesterday and feels like february today. we have a cold start to the day and then we get back to normal tomorrow and then above normal for a couple of days after that. you know how it goes, folks. up and down this time of the year. 28 degrees in the nation's capital. 26 in baltimore. dulles airport is at 26. patuxent naval air station is at 30. in winchester, it is 24 degrees at this hour. here is a look at the satellite radar composite for the region. you'll see clouds down to the south. we have a few clouds across our skies. not a lot though. mostly sunny skies again today. cloud cover and precipitation across the great lakes region with snow flying around up there. we will be precipitation-free for today. it will be a cold day though. we had highs in the 60s yesterday. these are your projected highs for today. they rang
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Mar 3, 2011 9:00am EST
us mont on the cc getting thoroughly updated and a chance to ask questions. >> we are still working hard and there is good intentions on both sides and hopefully with good intentions we'll get something done. >> reporter: now here is the thing. even though the deadline is very close and they may not come to an agreement, that doesn't necessarily mean we're looking at a lockout. they could agree to extend the deadline and continue negotiating so that is a possibility here. we'll have to wait and see how negotiations go later on today. back to you guys in the studio. >> sarah, thank you very much. >>> in other news, hundreds of nurses will go on strike tomorrow at the d.c. region's largest hospital. 1600 nurses at washington hospital center plan to walk off the job for 24 hours in a contract dispute over wages, benefits, staffing and patient safety. the hospital has been securing replacements and said every unit will be fully staffed. though the strike is only called for one day from 7:00 a.m. tomorrow until 7:00 a.m. saturday, hospital officials say striking nurses will not be allowe
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Mar 7, 2011 9:00am EST
county case with charges of two counts of rape, abduction and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the first-degree. >> reporter: the prince william county case is the most recent attacks. on halloween 2009 three teenage girls trick or treated in this dale city neighbor and were accosted by a man with a gun and marched into nearby woods. two were raped. recently police established a website and billboards to spark leads. it workedch a tipster called and thomas was tail and when he discarded a cigarette it was tested for his dna that matched the unsolved cases. his mother live as long the rural highway in clarke county, virginia. that house is 28 miles from the scene of one of the attacks. a woman was assaulted in a leesberg apartment complex in 2001. the suspect left his dna on the apartment door. thomas' mother, whose land is posted with no trespassing signs, declined to speak on the phone and has asked the clarke county sheriff's office to keep reporters away. >> john henrehan reporting there. authorities say thomas tried to hang himself in his cell saturday night. we'r
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Mar 31, 2011 5:00pm EDT
should not be used. the man plead guilty, based on the results from that machine and was ordered to serve six consecutive weekends in jail. on july 7th, 2010, d.c. police arrested a man in the district on suspicion of dwi. he was tested on an intoxy meeter with the serial number 010845. court records show he plead guilty on december 7th of the same year. according to the office of the chief manage examiner, that machine was not approved by use for a 3-month period and including the date of the man's arrest. and in others a -- another case, a 19-year-old girl was test on the same machine and with the same serial number showed the chief toxicologists said the results shouldn't be used for a 3-month period, including the date of the girl's arrest. >> i have a difficult time understanding this and the issues that have come up in terms of the failure to disclose, their failure to be above board on all of these issues, i have a difficult time understanding why they think that is okay. it's clearly not okay. >> reporter: defense attorney brian brown discovered not only those questionable c
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Mar 30, 2011 9:00am EDT
states. it wathat president ronald reagan was shot in the chest. >> most of us remember just where we were when that happened, exactly where we were. the president was leaving a popular d.c. hotel at the time and fox 5's sarah simmons is outside of the washington hilton on connecticut avenue where it all happened. sarah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tony and allison. it was 2:27 in the afternoon, it was march 30th, president ronald reagan was coming out of a v.i.p. entrance here at the hilton hotel. when he came out, there were a crowd of reporters and photographers and people waiting for him, hoping just catch a glimpse of the president. well along with the people in the crowd was a man who wanted the president dead and now 30 years later, we are learning just how serious the situation was that day. >> there were two shots, bang, bang. and then a gap in time, but very minuscule. and then i hear four more shots. but i'm already moving on that first shot. >> reporter: jerry parr in the tan raincoat standing just behind the president was head of the secret service presidenti
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Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. the police didn't give us a hint that they were on to a suspect. we didn't know that until we were handed the statement a couple of minutes ago and we were told there would be some information and thought it would be the ballistics comparison that the two cases were connected and we had hints they were connected for a couple of days now, but nothing definitive until just now when we got the saint from chief tom manger. the cases are connected, suspects in custody and don't know why they were murdered at this point. the chief is promising more information at 6:30 tonight. >> and we're working this and trying to get more information. do you know is mr. gadera, the man who came to the country, if he ever attended the same muslim community center as the other financial victim? >> reporter: he did not -- community center as the other victim? >> reporter: he did not. he was a buddhist and didn't attend the community center. that is a part of this that doesn't make sense to us either. >> hopefully this will be made clear after 6 tonight. thank you, paul. >> all right. >> reporter: breakin
FOX
Mar 4, 2011 5:00pm EST
picket line and came to work. pounding home their message. nurses who are used to spending many hours on their feet spent this day walking the picket line. the nurses say since staffing is putting patients at risk. >> what we are fighting for affects everyone. we have called this strike because we want to ensure that this hospital is safe for our patients. >> they want you to be quiet about nurse, patient ratio. they want you to be quiet about your ideas to improve patient health and safety. that i want you to be quiet. let me ask you a question. are we going to let them make us quiet? >> it is quiet, according to the hospital's chief medical officer. >> the operating room is open. we have about 14 women right now who are having babies up in our labor and delivery unit. so it's a wonderful day. it's been business as usual. >> marquisha howard said she saw some new faces today, but didn't notice a difference in care. back outside this stretch of irving street northwest has become part of a national battle over unions. >> we have nurses from california, maine, florida, texas, nevada, mi
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Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
chairman brown is in studio with us and will join us. morn the latest on the charlie sheen saga. we'll tell you why his kids were removed from his home. and take a look at the new way he's reaching out to hi fans. >>> fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> a nice start to the day. as we look at the national cathedral, it's going to be a nice wednesday. it's march 2nd, 2011. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. happy you're along on a wednesday morning. tony perkins is standing by with a look at the weather. it's all right. >> i think it's going to be a nice day today. we're getting off to a cold start. it's a little breezy so giving us windchills in the upper 20s but later on today we'll see mild conditions and comfortable temperatures above normal. so it will be nice. right now reagan national reporting a temperature of 36 degrees. relative humidity is at 57%. so that's not bad. winds out of the south at 10 miles per hour. here is a look at the satellite radar. there isn't much to show you on the sat-rad. there are a couple of clods -- clouds out t
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Mar 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
us at 6. i'm maureen umeh. we're going to get to the big stories in just a moment. first, let's look outside. all clear right now and snow, yup, it's on the way. when will it start and how much can we espicture? gwen tolbert is in the weather center with the details. >> reporter: mother nature is playing tricky hands with us, maureen. we had an 80-degree day and now we're dealing with snow in the forecast and let's go to the weather map. as we look at satellite radar composite, mainly some clouds starting to roll in. the big deal is going to be with the temperatures. they're going to play a major role and the cooler air is to the north of us and that is settling in across our area before it's said and done and let's look at radar. we're going to show you the major system to the south of us. you can see where the low pressure system is and there to the south, they're dealing with severe storms right now. plenty of watches and warnings with heavy rainfall and you can see a lot of lightning in the system as well and that is that ma system moving towards our area and let's look at t
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 9:00am EDT
back today as high pressure will keep us temporary dry. but you can see the cloudiness associated with the systems moving through the washington area. so we'll go with a partly to mostly sunny day today and again it will be cooler. a cold front came through yesterday and that's going to hold the temperatures down just a little bit this afternoon. currently 41 at reagan national. 33 out at dulles. still cold out to the west. harrisonburg is 31 degrees. and in ocean city this morning, 40. our highs later in afternoon will vary but in the upper 40s and low 50s. there you go, mostly sunny skies this afternoon. partly sunny and cooler than yesterday. yesterday upper 50s, today upper 40s and low 50s. more details on the forecast. it gets better from here. wait until you see the five-day and i'll have that for you coming up. allison. >>> we continue to follow the deadly earthquake and tsunami in japan this morning. the official death toll now standing at 2800 but some estimate that could go as high as 10,000. >> the country has experienced more than 150 aftershocks. most recent a 6.2 earthqua
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 10:00pm EDT
weather alert. thanks for joining us, i'm shawn yancy. >> and i'm brian bolter. a storm system heading our way could coat the area with a wintry mix. here we go again. gary mcgrady is in with the details. it's almost april now. >> it's almost april now and i hope by the time we get to april fool's day we're talking about spring-like temperatures coming our way instead of reverting back to more or less middle part of the winter type weather and i think that's what it will feel like tomorrow, especially late in the afternoon. let me show you what's going on. there's a lot of moisture popping out back out to the west. all of this rain and thunderstorm activity in the deep south, but it's working along the jet stream coming in our direction, and we are right in the way of it, so it has to pass through us to get out to the east of us and out to sea and that's going to be taking place tomorrow. i think we're going to have just enough cold air in place that we're probably going to have a little bit of a wintry mix out there. so you see the rain coming. now, let me show you some headli
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Mar 23, 2011 11:00pm EDT
neighbor told us she was so afraid after a confrontation she had she called police. >> i met rowan about 3.5 years ago. he had come to my house and he harassed my grandmother and i -- >> angela makeo says that goodlett showed up at her home one night and wouldn't go away. >> i called police because he won't go away. nothing ever happened after that. they just like kind of like threatened him to stay away. >>> goodlett was living with his parents after his conditional release in another case involving harassment and robbery. >> when granted his release on january 15, 2009 there were a total of 17 special conditions that were outlined by the court governing his release. >> reporter: that conditional release was still in place at the time of the only murders. something other neighbors say they knew nothing about. >> his father told me he had some challenges, but he was just a nice guy. it just seemed awful. >> reporter: goodlett was pulled over on monday about an hour after victim gadar was gunned down on north christ street. they found out he lived on old nino road right next to the
FOX
Mar 9, 2011 10:00pm EST
the mayor has lawyered up. fox 5's bob barnard is working the story for us, bob. >> reporter: shawn, not just any lawyer but one of the most powerful attorneys here in washington, bob bennett, and tonight we have spoken to both parties at the center of this growing controversy. we caught up with dc mayor vincent gray tonight after an early childhood education event at the sumner school in northwest. >> i understand you have retained bob bennett to represent you. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: tell me why, sir. >> as this unfolds, i was the one that called for the investigation in the first place, so i just want to make sure that as this thing unfolds that i have the best advice i could possibly have and it's really quite that simple. >> reporter: the other player in this scandal, sue brown, who met with fbi investigators for several hours today. >> i can't comment on the specifics. i can just say that they were professional and i cooperated with everything they wanted. >> reporter: did you bring them some evidence, some envelopes with evidence? >> i can't comment on that. >> reporter: did
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
afternoon and we got up to 70. most of us remained dry in the afternoon. it moved quickly through in the morning and things did not redevelop. that is good. let's take a look. we'll start with the satellite- radar composite and show you that there are some clouds out there this morning. i think we'll see partial sunshine during the morning hours so it won't be a bad start to the day way out to the west. nothing to us to worry about during the course of the day today. we could get precipitation late tonight. reagan national airport reporting a temperature of 53 degrees. relative humidity, 8 #%. the breeze -- relative forecast for today, partial sunshine this morning. increasing cloudien during the course of the day today. our average high for this date, 58 degrees. we are looking for a high of about 63 degrees. -- relative humidity, 83%. >> i have to say -- i don't want to say wrong. i was like boy, i love tony perkins. >> i know you've been running a lot lately, that is what it took month me to get out there. >> i put in my six. >> you got a couple more than me. >> a got a couple more to
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
tidal basin to check them out and tell us about the weather. >> reporter: a beautiful start to the day. a little chilly. a breeze out of the north and northwest and feelings just came back to my fingers a few minutes. but with sunshine, we're expecting high temperatures in the mid-50s and this is the nicest day of the week to get down here. peak blossoms start today, about 70%. and they'll be peaking over the next couple of days so get on down here later this afternoon. let's get going with a start and take a look at the temperatures. and after bottoming out in the 20s and low 30s, we're rebounding. in the mid 30s in the area. 36 at reagan national. 34 at both dulles and bwi marshall. but again the temperatures will jump a good 10 degrees by the noon hour and we'll be in the 50s later today. satellite radar, a lot of clear skies in the forecast. and you can see in our live shot down here, we have bright blue sky this morning. and we're expecting that to continue for most of the day today. now as we get into the late afternoon, as we open up the satellite radar, you'll see out to th
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 10:00pm EDT
detected 25 miles south of tokyo. >> and tonight, american military officials are confirming us service members have been exposed to radiation. >> wow, so how is the us dealing with it? >> we understand they're giving antiradiation pills to service men and women and they're also repositioning ships out of harm's way. >> and tonight we've been talking a lot about of course those reactors. how are they dealing with this radiation release? >> right now they're talking about bringing in helicopters, spraying water and acid on it trying to control the radiation. they're going to see how that goes and then monitor things, just day by day, hour by hour basis, shawn. >> it's kind of scary and hopefully they can get it under control. laura, thank you. brian. >>> for japanese living here in the united states, the disaster back home has been especially difficult as you can imagine to watch. one of them, a japanese exchange student living in southern maryland. we spoke to bob barnard tonight. bob, it's got to be tough. >> indeed, brian. the teenager you're about to /phaoelt is meet is from
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Mar 10, 2011 9:00am EST
brown has kept the d.c. council busy. joining us is councilman and former mayor, marion berry. thank you for coming in this this driving rain. >> it was kind of messy. i know the back streets and i got here. >> you know the city inside out, for sure. tell me what's happening in your ward now. what would you say is the top priority? >> first of all, i'm going to give the state of the ward tonight at 8:00. my whole approach is going to be different this year. i use a lot of statistics, but i'm looking at the state of marion berry. how am i doing, mentally, emotionally. >> how are you doing? can you give us a preview? >> health point of view, i'm doing very well. celebrated two years of a kidney transplant. 15 years of prostate cancer. i was born a black boy in mississippi, in the delta, to two sharecroppers. lived in a house with no running water, no lights. had outhouses. and i grew up in those kind of conditions. i went to a school, a one-room school, 15, 16 students in it, in mississippi, segregated. and i overcame a lot of odds. the story, how i overcame so many odds, first in my f
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Mar 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
composite. wet weather to the west of us and we'll see some rain but only in the overnight hours. so get out today and do whatever you need to do. because the unsettled weather pattern is sticking around for the next day or so that we'll have to deal with that, once we get past today. otherwise not doing too bad as far as our temperatures are concerned. right now we're into the 50s and the upper 40s. 50 degrees at dulles. 52 at d.c. 50 degrees at baltimore. winds are fairly light as well. we don't have to deal with them at all today. we're going to be fairly nice with a northerly flow. so cooler today than yesterday. so be prepared for that. but overall not bad. a northerly wind from 5-10 miles per hour, partly sunny for this morning, increasing clouds this afternoon and that's all ahead of the frontal system that is to the south of us going to gradually move to the north and as i said, as we move through into tonight in the overnight hours, that's when we are expecting to see the rain return. so just be prepared if you are doing anything in the late hours, you'll need your umbrella
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Mar 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
rigleman are joining us so stick around for those interviews. >>> and let's check out the opening day forecast. good news, it is nicer than it was a few short hours ago. >> well, there in the studio i'm sure it is. we still have the drizzle and temperatures in the 30s. is a cool, damp start to the day. i want to show you what is going on right behind me. rehearsals are underway for the opening day ceremony that's take place around noon. that is about the largest flag you will ever see being unfurled here on the field. if you look at the jumbotron, you can see what it looks like from another shot higher above nationals park. so they are rehearsing and there will be a variety of tributes to the military taking place and so they are rehearsing that and we'll show you this coming up in a little bit. >>> meanwhile, let's talk about the forecast. let me show you what is going on out here. we'll start with the radar images for the region. we have nothing showing up in terms of rainfall. what we do have is some drizzle here and there and some misty conditions across the region this mornin
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Mar 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
middle east are quashed by dictators. >> i don't think he gave us any clear guidance why this circumstance in libya is different from, or the same as, humanitarian situations around the world. so i think we're left at the speech in reel confusion. >> reporter: the president stressed that it is an international effort and some of the key players, including u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton will be in london today to talk about what comes next in libya. in wash -- in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> workers at the stricken nuclear plant found low levels of the plutonium in the complex. it further complicates plan to cool the reactors and water found at the plant. the radiation is not harmful to humans but do say the situation is, quote, very grave. >>> broadcasters around the world showing respect for the situation in japan by editing episodes of shows like the simpsons. networks in germany, austria, and other countries ban any -- banning episodes. >>> a charity album to raise money for the disaster relieve in japan is rocketing up the charts on itunes. songs for ja
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Mar 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. glad that you are with us today. and i seem to recall this is going to be the nicest day of the week. did i miss that. >> i think yesterday might have been. i think you might have missed it. >> i missed it. i was hoping for this day. >> but this might be the nicest moment of this particular day. >> there you go, live for the moment. enjoy the next few minutes, it's going to be nice. and then we have the changes. >> and it's done. >> and it's over. yesterday the nicest day of the week. got up to 51 degrees. today our temperatures have already peaked and we have rain getting close. let's look at hd radar. good morning, everybody, we'll show what you is happening out there. not much happening around the area. clouds around us and sprinkles across fredericksberg and my understanding is it's not raining there right now but maybe in southern maryland a little bit of precipitation. but the bulk passing to the south across southern portions of virginia, north carolina and more rain pushing across the mid-atlantic region later on today. taking a look at
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Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. reporting live, i'm stacey colarynx back to you. >>> he used to run one of the largest counties in the area. now, he's an accused criminal. the former prince georges county executive back in court today. >> reporter: this court hearing lasted less than 10 minutes and it was jack johnson's chance to stand before a judge and formally enter a plea. the plea is not guilty to all counts. johnson's house in mitchellville, maryland, was searched by the fbi in november. authorities released transcripts of the phone calls they say they recorded, including calls that say johnson -- they say are johnson urging his wife to hide money in her underwear when the fbi arrived. johnson said he has done nothing wrong. >> reporter: want to thank all of the citizens of prince georges county, the one, the many, many thousands of citizens that called me every day, tell me they believe in me, they know the work that i have done for this, this community. >> and there is no trial date set yet, but johnson has requested a jury of his piers and he's -- pierce and has not been convicted of anything. he's totaled u
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Mar 10, 2011 4:25am EST
that gets here this afternoon, that could give us some thunderstorms. we have another 12 to 18 hours before this whole system will wind down. the rain will continue to fall for the next several hours. 49 at reagan national. 50 at ocean city. i'll have more coming up in a minute. >> thank you so much. >>> d.c. mayor vince gray has retained a big-time lawyer to advise him on the brewing sulaimon brown scandal. bob bennett is the same lawyer who defended former president bill clinton in the monica lewinsky affair. >>> in maryland, the house of delegates has moved one step closer to approving a bill which would recognize same-sex marriage. the house advanced that legislation on a voice vote. a final vote is expected tomorrow. >>> fox 5 is continuing to monitor metro this morning with word of a disturbing report about fire safety. an internal report says for a fire broke out in one of metro's tunnel, there might not be enough water pressure to put the fire out. we get the latest from audrey barnes. >> reporter: rescue squad one is within blocks of two metro stations. but getting to the sc
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Mar 19, 2011 11:15pm EDT
>>> welcome to the washington area sports extra. >> i'm lindsey murphy. thanks for joining us. coming up, mls play begins for dc united, plus the hoyas grieving after last night's loss. but first, to the team that is in the fight. we are talking about george mason who came one step closer to becoming a national champion last night. tomorrow it's going to get a little tougher. that's when the patriots have the task of taking out the number one overall seed, ohio state. it's a 5:10 p.m. game and dave has more on this matchup from cleveland. >> cleveland, ohio, is known for a couple things. lake erie, the rock and roll hall of fame and being good to george mason basketball. >> an annual spring ritual. this has a certain deja vu feel to it. >> i'm going to keep playing as long as possible. >> the number one seed. a win over san antonio. >> can you beat ohio state? >> yes, i think we can. >> you told me yesterday, you thought you were going to beat villanova. i'll ask you today, can you beat ohio state? the overall number one? >> definitely. like i said, it's all about belief and c
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Mar 3, 2011 10:00pm EST
lock them out for five days and use 600 replacement nurses. >> patient safety is our number one concern. that's why we have worked with these nurses over the last couple of months, that's why we've brought them in many days early and we're actually having them go through training modules. these are nurses that are used to coming in to an emergency situations. they're going through our modules and protocols. >> reporter: if the nurses are striking for one day, why won't the hospital let them come back the next day? >> reporter: the hospital says they've made arrangements during the negotiation process to bring in these 600 extra nurses that will take their place. they've already made those arrangements. they've agreed to how much they will pay them. that's on the books. they cannot afford to have the 600 who are already here guaranteed for five days and then have the nurses back in here. they say they simply can't afford to have both and since they've agreed to pay the replacements they have to pay the replacements. >> sticky situation. wisdom martin, thanks very much. >>> and no
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Mar 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
tv, and make sleep a priority. >> stay with us, there's lots more still to come, on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. revlon growluscious mascara. helps lashes grow stronger. with a unique formula that complements my lashes' natural growth cycle. 96% saw instantly longer lashes. this is the start of something big. revlon growluscious mascara. >>> this report on "driving skills for life" is made possible by ford. >> i think it was amazing! >> i really enjoyed it. >> really useful. >> they're talking about a national program run by ford, ay association. in giant parking lots like this one outside chicago's cellular field, there's room to learn from your mistakes. as you learn to recognize and avoid a hazard in a hurry. >> so you have to make your decision because two lights turn red, and one's still green, so you have to change real fast. >> what we're trying to do is simulate a situation that could happen on the highway or on a side street, where you're going down the road, a pickup truck or something on the back of it has fallen off, a mattress or something large. and if you
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Mar 17, 2011 7:00am EDT
with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy st. patty's day. you'll be getting a pinch later. >> because i'm not wearing green? >> that's right. actually, let's do it now. tony perkins is checking him out to see if we should pinch him later. >> that wasn't a very good pinch. >> i'll be getting one too. >>> good morning, happy st. patrick's day. it's going to be fine as far as weather goes. let's jump right in. here is your forecast for today. i think you'll enjoy it. we'll see a fine amount of sunshine and very nice conditions through the day with the high temperatures well above normal. look from highs ranging from 62- 66 degrees. here is a look at the satellite radar for today. there are a few clouds here and there. but plenty of sunshine for sunrise which occurs in just a little bit. no rain for today. next chance of rain is late friday night and very early on saturday morning. right now reagan national airport reporting a temperature of 45 degrees. regulartive humidity 74%. winds out of the northwest at 5 miles per hour. that's a look at the weather. we'll hav
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Mar 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
original, you know, impressions that we were going on led us to believe this might have been a random crime of opportunity and that's what we believed for the first couple of days. >> reporter: norwood told police she and her co-worker 30- year-old jayna murray went back to the lululemon athletic clothing store friday night after brittany claimed to have left her wallet. she then said two masked men wearing gloves confronted them, beat and sexually assaulted them, killed murray and left norwood tied up. turns out police say norwood's injuries were minor and likely self-inflicted and there was more that didn't add up. >> there were only two sets of footprints and one belonged to ms. norwood and the second belonged to a larger shoe. agained it was a size 4 it teen shoe and -- we determined it was a size 14 shoe and it belonged in the store and we found it in the store. >> reporter: investigators said norwood left evidence in the victim's car likely when she moved the vehicle. for days police worked the evidence including using surveillance on a person of interest, a tip generated from t
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Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
of them. the third use -- at gunpoint, raped two of them. the third used a cell phone to call for help. over the years investigators put together composite sketches but it took a while to link together the cases. they eventually found in each case the suspect left behind his dna. >> one interesting thing is this particular offender left dna all over the place. thank god he did that, a rather careless person that did not use protection in the commission of his rapes. one reason he might not have been terribly worried was he must not have been in the felon bank, in other words, they couldn't have run the dna and found he was arrested before and was in some prison. >> reporter: investigators had thomas under surveillance in new haven connecticut and were able to match thomas' dna from a cigarette butt he dropped to dna in the cases. u.s. marshals arrested thomas at his home in connecticut without incident. investigators in our region are questioning thomas tonight. they will hook at whether there are other cases -- look at whether there are other cases linked to him. there are years
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Mar 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
us. 9:00. we want to find out what is going on with our weather. tucker barnes is downstairs in the weather center with that. >> good morning. st. patrick's day kicking off with sunshine and a beautiful afternoon. not typical this time of year. temperatures will be in the middle 60s with bright sunshine. here you go. your official st. pat's day forecast. very nice, sunny and mild. temperatures a good 10 degrees above where they should be. mid-60s this afternoon. and unlike yesterday when the sun was here and there, we should have bright sunshine for most of the day today. so nice looking forecast. here is a picture of your satellite radar and you can see very quiet weather across the area, just a few clouds in the mountains out to the west but we should be in for dry weather today and mostly sunny skies. if you look out to the west into indiana and ohio, not much going on. so tomorrow the nice weather trend continues. in fact about 10 degrees warmer tomorrow. so get ready for a couple of beautiful days. a mild afternoon and 65 degrees. you're reading it right. winds out of the west
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Mar 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
loved ones. >> the phones were us abouty all the time and there was no way connect. we trade e-mail. >> reporter: desperation and devastation made worse by constant after shocks, triggering new fears of a massive earthquake. and hundreds of thousands of people are in shelters, but the situation there, too, is grim and there are reports that the shelters are running out of food and water. meanwhile, the u.s. energy department said it's in constant talks with the japanese counterparts hoping to avert a meltdown. >> a dire situation, thank you. >>> a maryland man living in japan felt the earthquake and is experiencing the aftermath of the disaster firsthand. kevin hoover from washington county is teacher in japan and fox 5s allison seymour spoke with him today via skype. >> reporter: he's a washington county man teaching in japan and thanks for joining us via skype right now. where are you exactly and how are you three days after the major earthquake and sue name? >> sure. i'm in the kamagawa prefecture, outside of yokahama, 30 minutes by train. about an hour southwest of tokyo by trai
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Mar 3, 2011 5:00am EST
the lincoln memorial on this thursday, march 3rd, 2011. thank you for wake up early with us. it is cold out there to start off this day though. >> glad air with us this morning. i'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox 5 morning news. tony perkins to talk about that. hopefully it will warm up. >> we'll warm up but it won't be a warm day. yesterday we had the up day and today is the down day where our temperatures won't get out of the 40s and i'm talking low 40s. i dashed out there to grab a cup of coffee and i forgot to turn my microphone back on. >> we're glad you got that fixed. >> an early bus stop forecast for you. we can show you temperature are primarily in the 20s, mainly the upper 20s. we have clear skies but a cold start to the day. it will be a cold day. dress your little ones, they need coats today because your high temperatures will only be in the upper 30s and low 40s. right now, it is 30 degrees in the nation's capital. 28 in baltimore. 27 at dulles airport. frederick, maryland, 21 degrees. patuxent naval air station, 33 degrees. your day planner for today, lots of sunshine
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Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
expenditures, and requested the very same documentation we used in our investigation. but brown writes the information has not been provided to me which he finds disrespectful. >> and we're going to be, put forth some of the same questions in the story and asked for answers and we will have the questions here. we'll be questioned about all the issues. >> reporter: chairman brown knows a think this or two about upsetting taxpayers after his own recent problems was driving high-priced city vehicles. >> there are going to be taxpayers saying why is kwame brown, after the trouble he's been through this week, going to be the guy in charge of looking at how the money is being spent? >> i mean, one, the trucks are back and have been returned. two, i said i would compensate for the time that i used the vehicles, meaning there is no taxpayers' dollars and no current money will be spent further and we're moving on. i think that is how you take responsibility. you own up and make sure it goes back, you know, you don't throw anyone under the bus and take full responsibility. >> and you expect that
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Mar 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
right now. >> that does it for us this morning. stay tuned for fox news sunday. have a good day. >> chris: i'm chri chris walla. the latest on the battle in libya and the nuclear crisis in japan. right now on "fox news sunday." missile strikes. the u.s. and britain fire more than 100 cruise missiles as coalition forces act to protect the libyan rebels from muammar qaddafi. we'll have an update on talk with the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen live on "fox news sunday." then two leading senators weigh in on the mix, lindsey graham and jack reed. japan works t work contain a nr disaster. we will get the latest from japan and talk with the secretary of energy steven chu. plus, we ask our sunday panel if the president is taking the lead on these issues or following. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington where we are tracking two major stories. we have a reporter in libya where the u.s. and its allies are using military force to protect the antiqaddafi rebels. and in japan, where officials are making progress toward brin
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Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
some warmer and some humid air not too far away from us by mid to late afternoon. temperatures are going to be all over the place later today. the farther south you go, the warmer it will be. much warmer in places like fredericksburg, likely in the mid to upper 60s. currently 49. here in washington we're 45. but hagerstown is just 40 degrees. off to the north and east, wilmingtonton 38 and with a wedge of cool air. highs will struggle with 50 north and east of the city. there is your forecast, mostly cloudy skies, showers and thunderstorms likely again. some could be on the strong side late this afternoon and tonight. cooler than yesterday, 58 the daytime high. more details on the forecast in a couple of minutes. back to you. >> tucker, thank you. >>> and we begin with a news alert involving the commute on metro. there is no green line service right now between the congress heights and l'enfant plaza station. this is because of a track problem at anacostia. there is a shuttle bus between the effected stations and we've heard from several passengers from congress heights as a mess w
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Mar 12, 2011 10:00pm EST
hour going over clues. here's the thing: murder in bethesda, two words rarely use head in the same sentence, which is why this is a shocking turn of events. crews are asking how this could happen on a busy street. merchants tell us there was the usual bustle in downtown bethesda on friday night. a line at georgetown cupcake and there was also a line at the apple store with the rollout of the ipad 2. and so it's hard to imagine how two women could have been attacked, one murdered in an upscale store in the very same block. >> and i am very surprised. we were standing here last night, i don't know what time it happened, you know, and it was perfectly safe. i am surprised it was so much activity on a friday night. >> reporter: early saturday morning, a worker arriving at the clothing store found the front door unlocked, heard a noise from the back and called for help. >> and -- >> reporter: police arrived to find a horrifying scene, a 30- year-old female worker dead, her 27-year-old coworker tide up and that surviving woman was sexually will assaulted. they closed the store about 9 fr
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Mar 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
then what gave us the break in the case was the forensic evidence, when we started analyzing that, it just didn't corroborate what we were being told. >> and the original story was at least that she had put out there were two masked assailants, that they had been beaten and also sexually assaulted, none of this is true? >> well the deceased victim had been beaten and killed. we believe that the injuries to mrs. norwood were self- inflicted and there is no indication right now there was anyone else involved but this is still an active investigation. we're not finished. but right now no indication of anyone else's involvement. >> any motive yet? it's hard to understand a crime like this, but are you closer to getting any motive? there were reports that maybe there was merchandise stolen or perhaps from mrs. norwood, but is there any motive? >> we're following up on all of that. we're interviewing all of the employees of the store to try to get an idea of what may be present here. so we're following up on all of that. >> earlier we reported, when we weren't sure of who might be responsib
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Mar 7, 2011 10:00pm EST
uncovered expensive travel on the taxpayer's dime. thanks for joining us, everyone. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. the president of the university of the district of columbia still hasn't shown up the paperwork backing up his claims. in hours he will face d.c. city council about those pricey trips. tonight tisha thompson follows up her fox 5 investigation. >> reporter: udc president allen sessoms is finally answering our questions after a fox 5 investigation found dozens of unexplained credit card charges for trips all over the country. first class tickets purchased last minute included this $7,900 ticket to egypt and england. >> there is some question about you say that you need to fly first class because of a medical condition, but fox 5 noticed that there seemed to be purchases for a lot of these flights three days before you go including the egypt flight. it was purchased. it's on your credit card three days before you left for egypt which seems like the kind of trip you could have planned for. why are we flying last minute? >> i hadn't planned to go. the egyptians insiste
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Mar 1, 2011 10:00pm EST
concerning your travel expenditures and requested the very same documentation we used in our investigation but brown writes the information has not been provided to me which he minds disrespectful. >> we will put forth some to have same questions that came out in the story asked for answers we will have sessions here we will be questioning about all these issues. >> chairman brown says he knows a thing or two about upsetting tax payers after his own recent problems with thriving high priced city vehicles. >> there will be tax payers to say why is kwami brown after the trouble he has been through this week going to be the guy in charge looking how the money is being spent. >> well, one, the trucks have been returned, two, i have said that i would compensate for the time i used the vehicles, no taxpayer dollars currently spent further, and we are moving on. so i mean i think that is how you take responsibility you own up, make sure it goes back, don't throw anyone under the bus take full responsibility. >> you expect that same forth rightness from him. >>> yes, we expect the bo
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Mar 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
>>> good evening. thanks for joining us. >> we begin with major breaking news. american military forces are now actively attacking libya's air defenses >> the airstrikes were launched from navy vessels in the mediterranean and along the libyan coast. 112 tomahawk cries missiles have been fired. >> they were fired from american navy subs and destroyers as well as a british sub. the strikes were deployed so that they could set up a no-fly zone. that no-fly zone will be led by the european forces. >> the united states, actingwith a broad coalition that is committed to enforcing united nations' security council resolution 1973 which calls for the protection of the libyan people. >> reporter: france launching a military operation to protect civilians in libya. a again much official says that fighter jets attacking the libyan forces in the opposition strong hold of benghazi. it is the first international military operation against muammar qaddafi. the operation comes just days after the u.s., europe and the arab world announced a plan. >> our air force will oppose any action by colonel
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Mar 16, 2011 10:00pm EDT
shakeup in d.c. city hall. mayor gray's chief of staff out. thanks for joining us tonight at 10:00. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. the move comes after weeks of scandals including revelations of overpaid staffers. fox 5's wisdom martin here to explain what this means for the city government. >> mayor gray said he requested and accepted the resignation of chief of staff gerri mason hall. he said they discussed the resignation over the last several days and in the end gray says the distractions with the personnel matters were overshadowing the government's work. chief of staff gerri mason hall is out. the mayor says he's known her 20 years and she is an outstanding professional but when it came down to it -- >> i think this issue around personnel eventually became a huge challenge, numerous questions about it. >> reporter: the first few is no of the gray administration have been surround -- months of the gray administration have been surrounded by controversy, the biggest, the firing of sulaimon brown. questions a rose over his six figure salary and if he was checked out before he
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Mar 5, 2011 11:00pm EST
county case with charges of two counts of rape, abduction, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the first degree. >> investigators say thomas typically approached women outdoors on foot and threatened them with a knife, screwdriver, or a handgun. the last known attack occurred on halloween night in 2009 when two teenagers were raped on their way home from trick-or- treating in virginia. now, a sigh of relief for many communities. >> i'm very happy. very happy that he has been caught because i was always afraid he would come back. >> in the back of your mind, where did this person come from? i have teenage children and i feel so much better that this person is caught. >> thomas is being held on $1 million bond in new haven, connecticut. he is scheduled to appear in court on monday. in new york, julie, fox news. >>> the news edge on maryland, where a man is under arrest after a deadly hit-and-run in prince georges county. the driver of the pickup truck hit the victim on pennsylvania avenue just before 10:00 last night. police say the driver was changing lanes and the vic
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Mar 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
barnes is joining us more with the motorcycle and i and -- with the forecast. and it is cold out there. and i don't need to tell you that. temperatures in the 20s and low 30s. chilly one this afternoon with partly sunny skies and highs only in the middle 40s. right now 32 at reagan national. look at the 20s out there this morning. winchester is 29 degrees. frederick is 25. baltimore is 29 degrees. so plenty of cold air. again, we're going to see partly sunny skies and it should be a decent day today as we watch the storm system pass to the south and our south and west. here is your hd radar. some clouds moving through at the moment as we watch this storm system track off to the south. and you can see some snow shower activity not too far away and snow in portions of west virginia. that should track to the south. if you are toward charlottesville and richmond, but the brunt will move off shore quickly and we'll see sunshine. the average high is 60 and today in the mid to upper 40s. 47 in the city, 49 in fredericksberg. 45 the afternoon in hagerstown. >>> and let's do some on-time traffi
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Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
indicates that police may have found a shell casing. >> our employee has been working for us since 2008, and it's tragic that he was killed on delivery and we ask anyone with information come forward to the police and help us with it. >> reporter: jesse dan, regional manager for dominoes, said that the driver was following company policy when he left the central avenue store to make the delivery. >> the information is he had $13 on them and he was a diligent employee, as far as safety and security, and he was making his drops all throughout the day and had been working since noon. >> out of respect, dan said the store will remain closed until further notice. >> it's a sad day for dominoes. >> reporter: tommy davenport drives for dominoes in the district and came here to hope to comfort some of the other employees. >> drivers for dominoes team washington are not allowed to carry anymore than $20 in their pocket, enough to make change for $20 and that is what we carry. >> in the neighborhood where the driver was shot, some found the news hard to believe. >> and that is and people get
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Mar 3, 2011 4:25am EST
. we had a frontal system come through during the day yesterday and that brought us some clouds and blustery conditions. clear skies out to the west so plenty of sunshine expected. sunshine but cold today, wind out of the north at five to 10. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a toddler is in rite -- critical condition after a fire last night. a 4-year-old boy was critically hurt. the woman who officials believe tried to save him was badly burned. >>> protests by a kansas church outside military funerals may be painful to the grieving families but the protests are protected by the first amendment. the court sided with the westboro baptist church. >>> some students at the university of the district of columbia are planning a rally on friday, furious with their school president alan sees om following a fox 5 investigation about his spending and missing documentation to travel. sessoms says he is required to travel to help udc maintain accreditation. he told the "washington post" he needs to fly first class because of leg problems. so far, he has refused to talk with fox 5. >>> the nfl and
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Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
morning's rush hour traffic from julie wright. >>> a couple of things have popped up on us on the roads. on the outer loop from springfield in the direction of the wilson bridge, accident right here along the right side of the road. they are in the process of moving it. it is behind the overhead sign but they are in the process of moving it to the right shoulder. until that happens, big delays from van dorn over to eisenhower past the scene. then as you can see, the pace improves headed for the wilson bridge. but it's bunched up as you travel from van dorn headed toward eisenhower. authorities are now checking for the crash mid span on the 14th street bridge. so again a lot of the activity behind the overhead sign but wall to wall traffic on the 14th street bridge out of virginia headed into d.c. lanes are open inbound new york avenue, northeast to northwest. they turned the camera around but accident at connecticut avenue at beech drive. follow directions to get through there. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> in libya now, gadhafi makes his first appearance in a
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Mar 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
house telling us that the american government is satisfied with the information they're getting and on pennsylvania avenue, you have steven shoe not just an energy secretary, a noble prize- winning scientist saying the united states does not know what is going on. clearly, the white house is sending a signal to americans in japan to pay attention to the nuclear regulatory commission from the united states and the state department for information coming directly from the american government. >> thank you for the update today, tom fitzgerald. >>> a revealing look at the challenges facing the fairfax search-and-rescue team as they search for victims in japan. they're going building to building and you can see it's grueling work since there are piles of wood and debris, as far as the eye can see. the department of defense released this video shot yesterday. the team is one of the most experienced in the world and responded to new orleans after hurricane katrina and to last year's earthquake in haiti. you can see more pictures of the rescue work on www.myfoxdc.com. just look under web li
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Mar 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >> i'm steve chenevey. tony perkins joining us as always. >> how are you, my friends. >> we're good, our friend. >> temperatures in the 30s. some of you are in the 20s. today will be the most mild day of the week, i think, so let's enjoy today. we'll start with hd radar, show you what is going on outside. there is nothing in the way of precipitation for us this morning. out to your west, there are some snow showers and some rain showers but that is way out to the west. that will have no impact on us today. but there is snow falling in parts of indiana and kentucky and back into illinois. so winter not done yet with the eastern portions of the united states. all right. temperatures across the region right now at reagan national airport as we take a look at the graphics, we have a temperature at reagan national of 36 degrees. 34degrees now at dulles and 30 degrees at bwi marshall. your forecast for today looks like this. going to see a good a sunshine today. it will be a nice afternoon. look if a high into the low 50s. we should be right around 60 -- look for a high into the low 50s.
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Mar 10, 2011 5:00am EST
getting up early with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox 5 morning news. tucker barnes is with us again this morning. it is raining out there again, as promised. >> yes, rain will be with us for the morning hours. we might get a bit of a break and then the possibility of more strong thunderstorms. this is one of the days we call stormy. >> the temperatures are not bad out there. >> you're right. it doesn't feel so bad when you head out the door. we'll start with the radar. we have localities of rain falling across the area. light to moderate rain for many of us. off to the east, it has been heavy rain during the past couple of hours. see the yellows there. that has been pushing up through southern maryland, down towards la plata and leonardtown, pushing up into st. march yaps county now, anne arundel county and prince george's county -- pushing up into st. mary's county now. the actual cold front is back into eastern kentucky at this hour. you see the rain showers back in eastern kentucky. we have to wait until that gets through here late this afternoon a
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